pISSN:1309 - 6958       eISSN:2146 - 1953
1995, Cilt 11, Sayı 1, Sayfa(lar) 141-145
The Use of Flunixin Meglumine and Dexamethasone in Acute Noninfectious Keratoconjunctivitis Traumatica
Yılmaz Koç, Mustafa Kul, Fahrettin Alkan
S.Ü. Veteriner Fakültesi, Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, KONYA
Keywords: Acute noninfectious keratoconjunctivitis traumatica, flunixin meglumine, dexamethasone
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This study was conducted on those animals with acute noninfectious keratoconjunctivitis caused by plant materials Nonsteroidal (flunixin meglumine) and steroidal (dexamethasone) treatments were given to help reduce the inflammatory reactions on 34 clinical patients; 30 of which is iamb, 2 are calves, 1 is a goat and 1 is a dog. In addition to this, 8 experimental study were done using dogs totaling 42 animals.

Flunixin meglumine (0.5 mg/kg per eye) and dexamethasone (2.5 mg/per eye) were injected subconjunctival^ 23 and 19 animals, respectively, once a day for three days, No antibiotics and antiseptics were used at this time period. Disappearance of corneal vascularization, conjunctival hyperemi, lacrimal tears, pain and blapharospazm, was observed of theree days. Decrease of the corneal opacity was observed only on 5 with flunixin meglumine and 8 with dexamethasone injected animals But two weeks later after the cessation of injection, complete disappearence of corneal opacity was observed.